Prof. Heinz to Direct NSEC

November 10, 2006

Columbia University recently was awarded a five-year renewal of its NSF Funded Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) on electron transport in molecular nanostructures. Professor Heinz was recently appointed as Scientific Director, together with University Professor Ron Breslow from the Chemistry Department. The Center comprises faculty from five departments in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, as well as academic and corporate partners. Support from the National Science Foundation, the New York State Office of Science, Technology, and Academic Research, Columbia University, and Corporate sponsors for the program exceeds $10 million. For more information, please see